John Frost

Animation Genesis

More from Cartoon Brew. Walt Disney Feature Animation (WDFA) has shelved its use of hand-drawn animation and laid off many of its artists and people (you know who you are) have been wondering about the future of animation. It was my prediction that myriad smaller… Read More »Animation Genesis

Warning: Walls have ears

I’ve been wondering where some of these rumor sites get their news. Apparently someone had a listening device or two planted in Eisner’s office. You’d think this would be bigger news. (thanks to CartoonBrew)

Sam McKim 1924-2004

It’s been reported in by multiple sources that one of Walt’s great Imagineers has passed on. Sam McKim Disney Artist reknown for his concept artwork on Main Street, the original Disneyland Guest Maps, Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln, and so much more is with us… Read More »Sam McKim 1924-2004

Series 8 Figures

Animated-News reports that the latest Muppet figures from Palisades Toys has gone on sale. Get these before their gone as there appears to be a resurgance in interest in the Muppets right now. Are you listening Mr. Eisner?

Elongated Coin Deposit

I’m a small time Pressed Penny (elongated coins, as we like to call them) collector. I don’t take it too seriously, but I do have a number of rare elongated coins and enjoy discovering new coins to collect. I’ve been looking for a good resource… Read More »Elongated Coin Deposit

Another Accident at BTMM

This may signal the end of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad as we know it. The third accident in a year at the same attraction. This one with injuries and so soon after a complete overhaul. Looks bad for the Wildest Ride in the Wilderness. Previous… Read More »Another Accident at BTMM

Walt’s Inner Child

A story on SaveDisney.com, Roy E Disney’s chronicle of all things wrong the the Disney Company as run by Michael Eisner, looks at one of Walt Disney’s prime motivations in life — The Inner Child. Disney Legend Ward Kimball observed, “If you want to know… Read More »Walt’s Inner Child